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Cheerleaders Reach Out to the Roughriders and More

Written by Brianna Gallagher Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00

Homecoming Game Saturday, October 29 at Memorial Field. Go Baymen!

The Oyster Bay Varsity Cheerleaders attended and coached the Roughriders Cheerleading practice on Tuesday, Sept 20. As all residents of Oyster Bay probably know, the Roughriders program is a cheerleading and football association run in the area by parents. Each week the cheerleading team, led by senior, Jillian Boccia, and junior, Gabriella Micelli, coach and instruct the Roughrider Cheerleaders as they prepare to be future Oyster Bay High School Cheerleaders.

The OBHS Cheerleaders taught the young spirit spreaders a few new cheers and, of course, put their stunts on display. The Roughriders were in awe while the squad tossed girls in the air as they twisted and turned with ease.

 

OB-EN Varsity Baymen Win Over North Shore

Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00

The Oyster Bay High School varsity football squad enjoyed their first win of the season in an exciting overtime win over the North Shore Vikings (29-28). Tom Gould, OBEN media specialist, who also announces at the games said, “Due to Yom Kippur observance on Saturday, Oct. 8 we had to play this week’s football game yesterday afternoon. Oct. 6.  It was a 4:30 p.m. kickoff and became a race against the sun to get the game in before it got too dark.  Going into overtime, made it very close.

 

Islanders 40-Year Anniversary Decade Nights Start Saturday

Friday, 07 October 2011 00:00

Evenings Include Inductions into the Islanders Hall of Fame

The New York Islanders announced on Sept. 8 the launch of their campaign to celebrate their 40-Year Anniversary. The Islanders played their first National Hockey League season in 1972 and are proud to celebrate 40 years on Long Island.

The theme for the Islanders’ upcoming season is “Commitment,” representing the organization’s ongoing commitment to its fans and the Long Island community.

 

News From Sagamore Yacht Club: October 4, 2011

Friday, 07 October 2011 00:00
SYC Commodore’s Cup Regatta

The annual Commodore’s Cup Regatta and Dinner was held on Sept. 17. All Sailors were invited to participate regardless of racing experience. The race started at 11 a.m. with a good wind. There were two divisions - Spinnaker and Jam [Jib and Main].

 

United States Coast Guard Operation Kayak I.D.

Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00

Kayak owners may obtain their free identification sticker at this year’s Oyster Fest USCG Auxiliary’s display booth on West End Avenue. They will also have free kayaking and boating safety materials on hand for distributing to all recreational boaters.

Morgan McCurdy of the Waterfront Center is shown in the accompanying photo pointing to a kayak identification sticker provided by USCG Auxiliary in Oyster Bay. The 3x6 waterproof stickers provide space for the owners of the kayak to write their name and two telephone contact numbers. Each year thousands of empty floating kayaks are found floating inshore and offshore waters. In that kayaks are not required to be registered in the State of New York and have no registration numbers, there is presently no way for authorities to identify and contact the owner of the craft.

 

Long Island Rugby Clinics Through October

Friday, 30 September 2011 00:00

A free intro-to-rugby clinic for fifth - seventh grade boys and girls will be held from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Sundays through October at Clifton Park on Sea Cliff Avenue in Sea Cliff. Players should dress in a soccer uniform with cleats or sneakers. Drills include, passing and catching in motion, punting, and touch rugby. The program is geared for new players without any prior rugby experience.

 

TOB Supervisor’s 5K Run/Walk Kicks Off Oyster Fest October 15

Friday, 23 September 2011 00:00

Local Runners, Walkers and Wheelchair Athletes Invited To Register for Run

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and members of the town board recently attended and lent their support to a prepublicity event for the Town of Oyster Bay’s Annual “Supervisor’s 5K Run/Walk”, held on the morning of Oct. 15, as a fun-filled and exciting way to kick off the festivities for this year’s Oyster Festival.

The hills of Oyster Bay are calling you!

 

Fifth Annual Swim Benefit for the NSU Brain Aneurysm Center

Friday, 23 September 2011 00:00

On a beautiful and warm summer day, a group of 40 Oyster Bay area residents, volunteers and brain aneurysm survivors participated in the fifth annual one-mile swim in Oyster Bay Cove, raising $2,500 benefiting North Shore University Hospital’s Brain Aneurysm Center, part of the Cushing Neuroscience Institute. The swim started at noon on Saturday, Aug. 13.

The event was organized by brain aneurysm survivor Joan Imhof, along with the Long Island Volunteer Center, an affiliate of HandsOn Network.

 

OBHS Baymen Played Opener On Saturday, September 10

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 16 September 2011 00:00

Outmatched Against the Rams They Look Forward to Playing the Locust Valley Falcons

The Oyster Bay High School football team was out practicing early this year. With a new coach, Joe Knoll, leading the team, they are honing their skills. This year the school is fielding a team of 23 players. With 11 positions on each side, the athletes will get a lot of time in the mix. Few will be sitting on the sidelines – just watching the play.

The first game was against the Rams of West Hempstead. This was the first time they played in our conference. It was seen as a challenge because they brought a squad of 35 with some very big kids on the line.

 

‘Moms Who Kick’ Holding Fundraising Networking Extravaganza October 4

Friday, 16 September 2011 00:00

Moms Who Kick Inc, a 501(c)(3) public charity that promotes physical fitness and proper nutrition, will turn heads as they host a spectacular Fashion Show on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. The evening kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the official launch of the 2012 Moms Who Kick Calendar. The calendar, themed ‘Strength and Elegance,’ is printed on recycled paper.

Meet and mingle with the calendar model moms, eight of whom are breast cancer survivors. Network with community business leaders while enjoying an open bar, buffet dinner, and gala fashion show highlighting the latest clothing trends from Lonny’s, a clothier with five Long Island locations, and evening and cocktail attire from Nikki’s Dressing Room of Huntington.

 

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